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The Memory Thief

Jodi Lynn Anderson
Format: Hardcover

Twelve-year-old Rosie Singer's mom is missing whatever it is that makes mothers love their daughters. All her life, Rosie has known this...and turned to stories for comfort. Then, on the night Rosie decides to throw her stories away forever, an invisible ally helps her discover the Witch...
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Big Ideas That Changed the World 3: A Shot in the Arm!

Don Brown · Amulet Books
Format: Hardcover

A Shot in the Arm!, book 3 in the Big Ideas that Changed the World series, is the history of vaccinations and the struggle to protect people from infectious disease. Beginning with smallpox&;perhaps humankind's greatest affliction to date&;and concluding with an overview of the COVID-19...
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Aru Shah and the City of Gold: A Pandava Novel Book 4

Roshani Chokshi
Format: Hardcover

Aru Shah and her sisters--including one who also claims to be the Sleeper's daughter--must find their mentors Hanuman and Urvashi in Lanka, the city of gold, before war breaks out between the devas and asuras.Aru has just made a wish on the tree of wishes, but she can't remember...
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More Surprising Stories Behind Everyday Stuff

Stephanie Warren Drimmer · National Geographic Children's Books
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Ever wonder how haunted houses got their spooky rep; where cheese originally came from; and when and where people decided hitting a tiny ball with a long stick (ahem, golf?) was their idea of fun? Prepare to be amazed by the surprising backstories behind the things you use or do every...
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Starfish

Lisa Fipps · Nancy Paulsen Books
Format: Hardcover

Ever since Ellie wore a whale swimsuit and made a big splash at her fifth birthday party, she's been bullied about her weight. To cope, she tries to live by the Fat Girl Rules--like "no making waves," "avoid eating in public," and "don't move so fast that...
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Max Meow Book 2: Donuts and Danger

John Gallagher · Random House Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

Meowza! Max was just getting used to being a SECRET SUPER HERO when his and his best friend Mindy's evil look-alikes show up in Kittyopolis! And what's worse, they're determined to take over the world's donut supply--and Max and Mindy are getting blamed! Can Max and Mindy...
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Houdini and Me

Dan Gutman

Eleven-year-old Harry Mancini is NOT Harry Houdini--the famous escape artist who died in 1926. But Harry DOES live in Houdini's old New York City home, and he definitely knows everything there is to know about Houdini's life. What is he supposed to do, then, when someone starts...
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Billy Miller Makes a Wish

Kevin Henkes
Format: Hardcover

Billy Miller is back! The stand-alone companion to two-time Newbery Honor author Kevin Henkes's award-winning, acclaimed, and bestselling The Year of Billy Miller, Billy Miller Makes a Wish is a laugh-out-loud funny and accessible story about summer, family, and wishes that (almost)...
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Merci Suárez Can't Dance

Meg Medina
Format: Hardcover

Seventh grade is going to be a real trial for Merci Suárez. For science she's got no-nonsense Mr. Ellis, who expects her to be a smart as her brother, Roli. She's been assigned to co-manage the tiny school store with Wilson Bellevue, a boy she barely knows, but whom she might actually...
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Latinitas: Celebrating 40 Big Dreamers

Juliet Menéndez
Format: Hardcover

Discover how 40 influential Latinas became the women we celebrate today! In this collection of short biographies from all over Latin America and across the United States, Juliet Menéndez explores the first small steps that set the Latinitas off on their journeys. With gorgeous, hand-painted...
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Dear DC Super-Villains

Michael Northrop · DC Comics; Illustrated edition
Format: Paperback

How did Gorilla Grodd get so smart? Did Harley Quinn ever try a career in comedy? Why does Catwoman always lose to Batman? Each chapter highlights members of the Legion of Doom in a sympathetic way that is relatable to kids. But look closely and you may notice the baddies are up to something...
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Simon B. Rhymin'

Dwayne Reed · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

Eleven-year-old Simon Barnes dreams of becoming a world-famous rapper that everyone calls Notorious D.O.G. But for now, he's just a Chicago fifth grader who's small for his age and afraid to use his voice.Simon prefers to lay low at school and at home, even though he's constantly...
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Amber and Clay

Laura Amy Schlitz · Candlewick
Format: Hardcover

Welcome to ancient Greece as only genius storyteller Laura Amy Schlitz can conjure it. In a warlike land of wind and sunlight, "ringed by a restless sea," live Rhaskos and Melisto, spiritual twins with little in common beyond the violent and mysterious forces that dictate their...
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Unsolved Case Files: Escape at 10,000 Feet: D.B. Cooper and the Missing Money

Tom Sullivan · Balzer Bray
Format: Paperback

A thrilling new graphic nonfiction series about real FBI cases, launching with a gripping, minute-by-minute account of the only unsolved airplane hijacking in the U.S. CASE NO. 001: NORJAK NOVEMBER 24, 1971 PORTLAND, OREGON 2:00 P.M. A man in his mid-forties, wearing a suit and overcoat,...
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Ben Yokoyama and the Cookie of Doom

Matthew Swanson · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

Live each day as if it were your last.When Ben reads his fortune-cookie fortune, he's alarmed and inspired. Immediately, he begins drafting a bucket list of unfinished tasks and lifelong dreams (finish his 1000-piece model of the Taj Mahal, eat an entire cake, etc....) . As Ben marches...
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Ways to Grow Love

Renée Watson · Bloomsbury Children's Books
Format: Hardcover

Ryan Hart and her family are back in another installment of stories about a Black girl finding her way and her voice as she grows through change and challenges. In this book, Ryan finds herself waiting on lots of things -- like for her new sister to be born healthy, for her new recipes...
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